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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.


Is 'Good Enough' Computing Good Enough?
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Is 'Good Enough' Computing Good Enough?

The energy-accuracy trade-off in approximate computing.

Online Privacy
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Online Privacy: Regional Differences

How do the U.S., Europe, and Japan differ in their approaches to data protection — and what are they doing about it?

Looking and Learning: Image Identification and Enhanced Search
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Looking and Learning: Image Identification and Enhanced Search

Advances in computer image recognition aspire to provide "a reasonable description in plain English."

Structural Electronics Come Online
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Structural Electronics Come Online

Multifunction components are becoming more common as the world gets "smarter."

Keeping Online Reviews Honest
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Keeping Online Reviews Honest

As online reviews become increasingly important to e-commerce and social media sites, computer scientists work on ways to ensure their authenticity.

Atoms Show The Way
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Atoms Show The Way

A "quantum compass" will offer precise positioning data in places GPS cannot go.

Robots Compete in Disaster Scenarios
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Robots Compete in Disaster Scenarios

The DARPA Robotics Challenge pitted teams from around the world against each other in a series of disaster-themed tasks.

Wearable Robots Are No Longer Science Fiction
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Wearable Robots Are No Longer Science Fiction

Exoskeletons will address military, medical, commercial applications.

The ­nified Theory of Wu
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The ­nified Theory of Wu

Virginia Tech Associate Professor at Wu-chun Feng, commonly known as "Wu," talks about productivity and his latest work on supercomputers.
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